Tag: colon cancer

Healthy Colon Action Steps for a Happy Life!

Healthy Colon Action Steps for a Happy Life!

There are many ways to look directly at the gut connection to cancer. I believe the most important information you can receive is how to support and maintain a healthy colon. I realize now that in these four posts honoring Colon Cancer Awareness Month I have only scratched the surface of the information I would love to share with you. Over…

Great News—Colon Cancer Incidence Decreasing

I love spreading the word when good news comes out. Sadly, it seems the Internet is ripe with bad news these days. Shocking headlines get more clicks, so sometimes it can feel as though bad news is all there is. Today I have some good news to help balance the onslaught of negative headlines. According to a recent report by…

Standard American Diet (SAD) Linked to Increased Risk of Colon Cancer Recurrence or Death

The Standard American Diet (SAD)—high in starchy carbohydrates and sugars, unhealthy fats, and meats, and low in nutrient-dense vegetables and fruits—has been linked, yet again, to poor health. This time researchers have found that the SAD diet increases the risk of recurrence or death of stage III colon cancer. In a study published in the Journal of the National Cancer…

Processed and Red Meat Linked to Diabetes Risk

Renew You Challenge Let’s start this week off right! Weekly challenge (I mean opportunity!) to help set you off on the right foot and in the right direction for bringing health to your week. You could even add it to your calendar.  Join us!  Eating processed and red meat regularly may increase your risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Researchers…

Exercise for IBS

Renew You Challenge Let’s start this week off right! Weekly challenge (I mean, opportunity!) to help set you off on the right foot and in the right direction for bringing health to your week. You could even add it to your calendar. Join us! Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common gut disorder characterized by abdominal pain and discomfort, and…

Detox Your Steak (No, that’s not an Oxymoron)

My Weekly ‘Renew You’ Challenge Disclaimer: If you’re a vegetarian, you might want to skip this post! Okay, so we all know that red meat is not especially healthy for us. The saturated fat content alone is enough to clog our arteries, and experts having been telling us for a while now that a diet high in red meat is…

Detox Your Steak (No, that’s not an Oxymoron)

Disclaimer: If you’re a vegetarian, you might want to skip this post! Okay, so we all know that red meat is not especially healthy for us. The saturated fat content alone is enough to clog our arteries, and experts having been telling us for a while now that a diet high in red meat is linked to a higher risk…